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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 005, Beds

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 138 162 144 155 174 773
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. 23 30 32 31 38 154
STRYKER CORPORATION 3 10 10 9 8 40
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 6 2 5 7 11 31
WONDERLAND NURSERY GOODS CO., LTD. 6 2 6 4 1 19
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 5 3 3 3 18
DREAMWELL, LTD. 4 4 2 5 2 17
ZINUS INC. 2 3 3 5 4 17
FERNO-WASHINGTON INC. 4 2 2 4 1 13
KCI LICENSING, INC. 5 5 3 0 0 13
ALLEN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 3 1 2 4 2 12
MAQUET GMBH & CO. KG. 2 6 2 2 0 12
GRACO CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS, INC. 2 1 2 4 2 11
CONMEDISYS, INC. 2 1 2 4 1 10
THE BOPPY COMPANY 3 3 0 1 3 10
REGALO INTERNATIONAL, LLC 0 2 3 1 3 9
SEALY TECHNOLOGY LLC 1 4 2 1 1 9
HILL-ROM INDUSTRIES, S.A. 0 3 1 2 2 8
KREG MEDICAL, INC. 3 2 2 0 1 8
BEDLAB, LLC 1 2 2 1 1 7
EARTHLITE MASSAGE TABLES INC. 2 2 2 0 1 7
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 1 1 3 0 7
HILL-ROM S.A.S. 0 4 0 1 2 7
HUNTLEIGH TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 1 3 1 2 7
JOERNS HEALTHCARE, INC. 1 0 2 2 2 7
PACIFIC COAST FEATHER COMPANY 1 2 1 1 2 7
PARAMOUNT BED CO., LTD. 0 1 3 1 2 7
WOODLARK CIRCLE, INC. 3 1 0 0 3 7
FINGER LAKES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, LLC 0 3 3 0 0 6
KOLCRAFT ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
MATTEL INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
PIEDMONT GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 1 2 3 0 6
AMERIGON, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 5
DELTA ENTERPRISE CORP. 1 2 1 1 0 5
GAYMAR INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 4 1 0 0 5
INVACARE CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 1 5
MARTIN MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LLC 1 2 0 0 2 5
MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 5
RUOEY LUNG ENTERPRISE CORP. 0 0 0 2 3 5
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
THORLEY INDUSTRIES, LLC 0 2 1 1 1 5



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